Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Clara Dunke

Female 1868 - 1933  (65 years)


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  • Name Clara Dunke 
    Born 8 Apr 1868  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Gender Female 
    Name Clara Ratz 
    Religion 1891  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Methodist 
    Occupation 1911  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Evangelical 
    Residence 1916  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1918  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1930  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-25868 
    Died 13 Apr 1933  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 8
    Buried Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 8
    Person ID I25868  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Henry Dunke,   b. 1842, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1916, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Klinck,   b. 1843, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1930, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1863  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F6746  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family George Ratz,   b. 20 Dec 1862, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1889  Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Leroy Henry Ratz,   b. 1890, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891  (Age 1 years)
     2. Elmer George Ratz,   b. 9 Mar 1892, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ruth E. Ratz,   b. 17 Feb 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1968  (Age 74 years)
     4. Dr. Roswell Ratz,   b. 21 Jan 1896, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Dr. Reginald Guy Ratz,   b. 22 May 1898, Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965  (Age 66 years)
     6. Herbert Ratz,   b. 8 May 1899, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F6745  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mrs. George Ratz The death took place in Toronto on Friday last of Clara Dunke, widow of the late George Ratz of Elmira. Mrs. Ratz, who had been residing in Toronto for over fifteen years, was in her 65th year and a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dunke of Elmira. She was one who was highly respected by her many friends and acquaintances and leaves four sons, Elmer of Hamilton Dr. R. G. and Rosswell of Kitchener and Herbert of Toronto, and one daughter, Ruth, of Toronto. Two sisters, Mrs. A. W Feick of Kitchener and Mrs. C. Middleton of Zion City, Ill., also survive. The funeral took place on Saturday afternoon and on the arrival of the remains and motors from Toronto, burial took place in the Elmira cemetery.


      Elmira Signet 20 Apr 1933

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 12173-89.
      George RATZ, 26, miller, Woolwich, Elmira, s/o John RATZ & Salome, married Clara DUNKE, 20, Elmira, Elmira, d/o Henry DUNKE & Elizabeth (nee KLINCK), witn: John RATZ & Lizzie DUNKE, both of Elmira, on 20 August 1889, at Elmira

    2. [S161] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1901, Elmira (Village) B. Page 20.

    3. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      Clara Dunke/ Wife Of/ George Ratz/ 1869 - 1933.

    4. [S98] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - Elmira Union CC#4578 Internet Link.
      In Memory Of/ George Ratz/ 1862 - 1918/ Son Of John Ratz/ And Salome Heist/ And His Wife/ Clara Ratz/ 1869 - 1933/ Daughter Of Henry Dunke/ And Elizabeth Klinck.

    5. [S130] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1881, Div. 2 Page 44.

    6. [S176] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1911, Div. 49 Pg. 11.

    7. [S144] Census - ON, Waterloo, Woolwich - 1871, Div. 3, Pg. 19.

    8. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Mrs. George Ratz - 20 Apr 1933.

    9. [S2057] Census - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - 1891, Pg. 43.

    10. [S77] News - ON, Waterloo, Elmira - Elmira Signet (1893-1982), Obituary of Mrs. Elizabeth Dunke - 3 Apr 1930.

    11. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Henry Dunke b. Germany res: Woolwich Township Age: 21 born abt 1842 father: Peter mother: Salome Strohl married Elizabeth Klink Age:: 19 born abt 1844 b. Woolwich Township Spouse res: Woolwich Township father: Nicolus mother: Phe Christman married 8 Sep 1863 county: Waterloo

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Apr 1868 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Aug 1889 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Methodist - 1891 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Evangelical - 1911 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - Elmira, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1918 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Apr 1933 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elmira Union Cemetery, Elmira, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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